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Russia Attacks Odessa with Missiles; Monastery Building Damaged; Injuries Reported

St. Michael Monastery, Odessa, ca 1902.
Explosions thunder in Odesa
On the evening of 21 March, explosions rang out in Odesa.
Source: Ukrainska Pravda, ZN.ua

Details: The preliminary reports indicate that explosions were heard due to air defence operating. According to Ukrainan media, the activity of the enemy’s tactical aircraft over the Black Sea area is recorded.

An air-raid alert was announced in Odesa Oblast at 19:31”.

The Office of the President of Ukraine has posted a video of consequences of a missile attack on Odesa on the evening of 21 March.

Source: Head of the Office of the President Andriy Yermak on Telegram

Quote: “A three-story building on the territory of the monastery was damaged, three people were injured.”

Details: According to him, the Russian forces attacked the city with 4 missiles, not the Oblast.

* The Odesa District Military Administration reported that the occupiers launched a missile attack on Odesa. Russian Su-35 fighter jets launched missiles from above the sea.

* As a result of the attack, a civilian building was damaged, and casualties occurred.

* The command of the Air Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported that two Kh-59 air-to-air missiles fired by Russian fighter jets were shot down in the skies over Odesa.

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It’s a similar style to the Seminary Building: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Seminary_building_in_the_Saint_Michael_Monastery.jpg

Additional images: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Saint_Michael_Monastery_in_Odessa

Odesa District State Administration
❗️Dear residents of Odessa and Odesa district!
The enemy launched a missile attack on Odesa. Enemy SU-35 fighters launched missiles from the sea.

Thanks to the effective work of the air defense forces, part of the missiles were destroyed, but there were hits, as a result of which a civilian house was partially damaged. There are victims, previously there were no victims. As of 8:40 p.m., the fire was contained by units of the State Emergency Service

Head of Odesa RVA
Yuri Kruk